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Rollover Accident Near Taylorsville

Bartow County EMS and other agencies responded to the scene of a single vehicle rollover accident on Cartersville Highway near Dry Creek Road outside of Taylorsville on Friday morning at around 11:00. The male driver was complaining of minor injuries and was transported to Cartersville Medical Center for evaluation of his injuries. An eleven-year-old female [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Rollover Accident Near Taylorsville

African American Heritage Trail Discussion at Bartow History Museum

Justice Robert Benham of the Georgia Supreme Court and Sheri Henshaw with Keep Bartow Beautiful will be at the Bartow History Museum on Thursday night March 30th at seven o’clock to share information on the proposed African American Heritage Trail in Bartow County. Currently there are ten proposed sites including George Washington Carver Park, Euharlee [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on African American Heritage Trail Discussion at Bartow History Museum

Fatal Train Accident

Bartow County EMS, Fire personnel, and Sheriff's deputies responded to the railroad crossing at West Felton Road in Cartersville on Sunday evening due to a train versus pedestrian accident. After a search of the vicinity, a male with no signs of life was found off to the side of the tracks. The Bartow County Coroner's [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Fatal Train Accident

I-75 Standstill on Saturday Morning

Bartow County EMS responded to I-75 southbound at mile marker 286 (just south of the Cartersville Main Street exit) on Saturday morning to an accident involving an overturned tractor trailer. EMS only had to treat one male patient, who had multiple injuries, and transport him to Cartersville Medical Center for treatment. The accident did block [...]

By |March 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on I-75 Standstill on Saturday Morning

Bartow County Fugitive Booked Today

Emery Tejada-Wandique (Photo: U.S. Marshals Service) 33-year-old Emery Tejada-Wandique of Cartersville was booked into the county jail on Monday morning for multiple charges including two counts of terroristic threats and acts and two counts of aggravated assault stemming from an incident which allegedly occurred on January 13th. He has also been charged with [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Bartow County Fugitive Booked Today

Sunday’s Shooting Supposedly Not Random

Bartow County EMS, Sheriff’s deputies, and Fire responded to a shooting in the area of Stonehaven Circle off of East Felton Road in Cartersville on Sunday afternoon just after five o’clock. EMS arrived to find an 18-year-old man who had been shot in the leg. The patient was transported to Cartersville Medical Center for treatment. [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Sunday’s Shooting Supposedly Not Random

Fatal Driver Charged

The man driving a vehicle involved in a fatal accident in Emerson last month was booked into the Bartow County Jail early Wednesday morning. According to an investigation, 30-year-old Brandon Cochran of Talking Rock was the driver of a Honda Civic that was going south on Joe Frank Harris Parkway and turned in front of [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Fatal Driver Charged

Accident in Emerson Causes Backup

Image taken from Lexie Hunt via Bartow County Road Conditions A box truck was involved in an accident on I-75 southbound near exit 283 in Emerson on Wednesday afternoon, scattering rolls of carpet across the Interstate. Bartow County EMS tended to one male patient with numerous trauma injures. He was taken to Kennestone [...]

By |February 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Accident in Emerson Causes Backup

False Alarm Causes Evacuation in Cartersville

Cartersville Family Medical Associates on Joe Frank Harris Parkway was evacuated on Tuesday afternoon due to a reported gas leak. Bartow County Fire, Cartersville Fire, and Cartersville Gas responded to the scene. They quickly discovered that the building is not connected to gas whatsoever. The building was cleared as a precaution. The complainant had smelled [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on False Alarm Causes Evacuation in Cartersville

Fugitive With Bartow County Charges Arrested

Emery Tejada-Wandique (Photo: U.S. Marshals) A man wanted in Bartow County for armed robbery and firearms charges was arrested at a construction site in Carolina Beach North Carolina last week. U.S. Marshals arrested 33-year-old Emery Tejada-Wandique on Thursday afternoon. He was wanted for an incident which occurred at a residence on Griffin Road [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Fugitive With Bartow County Charges Arrested